Discover things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

6 Oct - 23 Oct

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival - It's About Time.

3 Oct - 28 Oct

Greenhouse Conservatory

Discover a plant paradise in this interactive display.

2 Sep - 16 Oct


An immersive Peter Pan-inspired bar designed to keep you young and make sure you never grow up.

16 Sep - 9 Oct

Oktoberfest at Munich Brauhaus

Pretend you're in the beer-soaked streets of Germany’s famous Oktoberfest festival.

7 Oct - 18 Oct

The Australian Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

A profound emotional experience that will linger long after the curtain falls.

3 Sep - 29 Jan

Bricktionary: The Interactive Exhibition

Discover the biggest and best LEGO creations this interactive exhibition.

17 Sep - 9 Oct

Fitzroy Gardens: Spring Seek and Find

Follow a map around Fitzroy Gardens to find 12 locations, with questions to answer and a prize.

12 Sep - 9 Oct

Alter State

Alter State is a celebration of disability, creativity and culture.

5 Nov

Herbal Tea Workshop

Gain knowledge of medicinal herbs and craft your own herbal tea, with naturopath Maddie Lewin.

14 Sep - 6 Oct

Julie Vinci: Drift Net Nights

View a series of hanging artworks on display at Library at The Dock.

18 Sep - 30 Oct

Wet Sunday Sessions

Come along for a drink and bite and enjoy panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline.

17 Jun - 25 Nov

Carlton Aperitivo Tour

Indulge in the much-loved aperitivo tradition on a tour of Melbourne's 'Little Italy'.

14 Sep - 8 Oct


A place to meet, make, talk, watch and listen during the Alter State festival.

22 Jul - 29 Jan

Tyama: A Multisensory Experience of Nature

Discover senses beyond human perception, alongside the animals that use them.

30 Jul - 17 Dec

Saturday Sessions

Kick into the evening with these monthly Saturday-night sessions at Melbourne Museum.

7 Aug - 28 Oct


The multi award-winning Broadway musical opens at the Regent Theatre in August.

10 Jun - 9 Oct

The Picasso Century

NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

10 Jun - 7 Oct

NGV Friday Nights

NGV Friday Nights returns with local music, outdoor dining, food and bespoke bars.

23 Sep - 26 Mar

Naadohbii: To Draw Water

An exhibition of First Peoples contemporary art from Canada, NZ and Australia.

16 Jun - 13 Nov

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection

Illuminates centuries of artistic practice and artists who harness light in their works.

17 Jun - 12 Nov

Light: Late Night Access

Experience ACMI’s Winter Masterpieces exhibition Light: Works from the Tate Collection after hours.

17 May - 29 Jan

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

22 Jul - 31 Dec

Brush By The Vines

Create your own artistic masterpiece while enjoying a glass of something alongside friends.

13 Mar - 27 Nov

Bottomless Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

5 May - 29 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

This walking tour introduces you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.

24 Apr - 18 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that have been transformed by over 80 creatives.

16 Mar - 18 Dec


The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

1 Sep - 30 Oct

Come From Away

An inspiring and heartwarming musical about community in the aftermath of September 11.

11 Aug - 16 Nov

Pinot & Picasso

Enjoy a unique paint and sip studio experience.

11 Aug - 30 Dec

Old Melbourne Ghost Tour

Take a spine-chilling journey back in time and explore the rich paranormal realm of Old Melbourne.

2 Sep - 4 Nov

Friday Night Social at Science Gallery

Enjoy live entertainment, activities, plus food and drink, at these monthly Friday night socials.

30 Sep - 4 Nov

Sunset Cocktails at Walsh Street

Step inside Robin Boyd’s iconic residence at sunset.

7 May - 26 Nov

Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled

Stand-up comedy from future stars and celebrity guest headliners.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

What's on in October

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6 Oct - 27 Oct

Club Fringe

Fringe Festival's late night offering at Trades Hall

6 Oct - 30 Oct

The Rest Is Up To You

Step inside the world of Melbourne Fringe and experience 40 years of festival history.

11 Aug - 9 Oct

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

6 Oct - 23 Oct

Public Art Park

Melbourne's first ever Public Art Park is coming to the Queen Victoria Market precinct.

5 Oct - 23 Oct


A performance installation inspired by the ebb and flow of time.

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